Justin Blaine Parsons, 39, of Collinsville, Ill., formerly of the Trenton area, born Dec. 15, 1973, in Topeka, Kan., passed away at 12:36 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at his home.
Justin has been a tanker truck driver for 15 years and with the Teamsters Local 618 in St. Louis for 13 years. He had also worked many years as a certified nurse's assistant. He was a 1992 graduate of Wesclin High School in Trenton and had attended Kaskaskia College. He loved the days with family at Carlyle Lake and loved driving and music was a great passion. He will be remembered for the love and special times shared with his wife, daughter, family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Frank Parsons; and grandparents, Albert Hearrell and Irene and Rudolph Parsons.
Surviving are his beloved wife, Jeannette L. "Jenny", nee Silvey, Parsons, whom he married on Dec. 28, 1999 in Edwardsville, Ill.; his cherished daughter, Chloe Gabriella Parsons of Collinsville; his mother, Iris, nee Hearrell, Forbis of Florida; grandmother, Dolorise Hearrell of Topeka, Kan.; two brothers, Braden Parsons of Imperial, Mo., and Ryan Parsons of St. Louis; a sister, Reagan Wynne of Virginia; mother-in-law, Rhonda Kismer of Collinsville; father-in-law, Michael Silvey of Hartford; brother-in-law, Anthony Silvey of Stanford, Conn.; special dog, Chili Dog; six nieces; a nephew; other extended family and friends.
Memorials may be made to his daughter, Chloe Parsons. www.irwinchapel.com
Funeral: In celebration of his life, a memorial gathering will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at the VFW
Post, 1234 Vandalia Street in Collinsville, Ill.
IRWIN CHAPEL, Granite City, Ill.